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We would love to share some of your stories whether they are about personal experiences on treatment, in fundraising, or anything else you would like to share. Send your stories and photos to info@candlelighters.org.uk. © Karen Turner Photography, header image.

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Introducing the Nominees: Volunteer...
Introducing the Nominees: Volunteer of the Year
05-09-18Our stories • Posted by Georgina Trotter
Alan Barnett   Following redundancy, Alan began volunteering with Candlelighters in January 2018. Over a six month period he came into the office an average of four days a week, undertaking research and database upd
Introducing the Nominees: Young Fun...
Introducing the Nominees: Young Fundraiser of the Year
31-08-18Our stories • Posted by Rebecca Swithenbank
  Introducing the next award category nominees: Young Fundraiser of the Year These young people have all done an amazing job raising the awareness and fundraising for Candlelighters over the past year. Alexander Mur
Introducing the Nominees: Company C...
Introducing the Nominees: Company Colleague of the Year
29-08-18Our stories • Posted by Georgina Trotter
Chloe Cross   Reception Manager Chloe Cross is the reason Candlelighters became Sky Betting & Gaming Charity this year. Her willingness to make a difference took her out of comfort zone in December 2017 when she
Introducing the Nominees: Event of ...
Introducing the Nominees: Event of the Year!
23-08-18Our stories • Posted by Georgina Trotter
Introducing the next award category nominees: Event of the Year! These amazing nominees have organised outstanding innovative, creative and challenging events to support Candlelighters. Bank of England Following the la
Introducing the Nominees: Fundraisi...
Introducing the Nominees: Fundraising Innovation Award
23-08-18Our stories • Posted by Georgina Trotter
Introducing the next award category nominees: Fundraising Innovation Award!  These amazing nominees have come up with new and interesting ways to raise funds and awareness. We want to recognise them for thinking outside
Introducing the Nominees: Team Effo...
Introducing the Nominees: Team Effort
20-08-18Our stories • Posted by Georgina Trotter
Introducing the next award category nominees: Team Effort of the Year!  These groups have worked hard thorough out the year both fundraising, raising awareness and supporting Candlelighters. Here is some more informatio

Your stories

Company donates a good night’s sl...
Company donates a good night’s sleep for families
23-08-18Your stories • Posted by Georgina Trotter
  Cleckheaton based company, Duvalay, have generously donated 10 of their most comfortable mattresses to the Candlelighters Cottage, due to open in October. The Cottage will provide home from home accommodation near
Introducing the Nominees: Above �...
Introducing the Nominees: Above & Beyond Effort of the Year
13-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
With The Candlelighters Awards slowly approaching, we would like to introduce you to our amazing shortlisted nominees – this feature focussed on the ‘Above & Beyond Effort of the Year’ category. Wo
The Lindsey’s scale Snowdon, ...
The Lindsey’s scale Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis in just six days!
09-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
The Lindsey Family decided to in their words ‘having a crack at climbing Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis (the highest mountains in Wales, England and Scotland respectively) in 6 days.’ Graham Lindsey the family
Calverley Golf Club’s Charity of ...
Calverley Golf Club’s Charity of the Year raises over £7,000
08-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Lee Dane and his wife Emma, who live in Bradford chose Candlelighters are their charity to support this year. Lee is Captain at Calverley Golf Club and he wanted to support a local children’s charity, after reading wha
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